When you think of a bundt pan, you probably picture some plain pound cakes coming hot out of your grandma’s oven with their iconic ridges and gaping center hole. News flash: bundt pans aren’t just for adorable grandmas and very dry lemon poppy cake! No way. This extra-special pan can make so much more than we think it can, and we’re not just talking cakes. Give the bundt a little credit and try making one these 20 mouthwatering bundt pan recipes tonight.

  1. Baked Mac and Cheese

    Bundt Pan Mac & CheeseAmsterdam and Beyond

    Didn’t think you could cook pasta in a bundt pan, did you? Not only can you cook pasta in a bundt pan, you can make the Queen Bee of all pastas in a bundt pan – gooey baked mac and cheese.

  2. Banana Bread with Chocolate Glaze

    Banana BundtCrunchy, Creamy, Sweet

    We are re-imagining the banana bread. Gone are the days of plain banana bread in boring rectangles. Try baking your bread with a cool bundt shape, instead! We love the amazing ridges on top and, best of all, we’re dying to try this sweet chocolate glaze. Dear sweet God.

  3. Sartu di Riso

    Italian BundtFood Network

    Fan-cy. Bundt pans can make swanky meals, too, ya know. This traditional Italian dish is stuffed with sweet Italian sausage, rice, and (of course) homemade tomato sauce. Quello è bello.

  4. Carrot Cake Monkey Bread

    Carrot Cake BundtSomething Swanky

    Regular carrot cake? Yawn. Carrot cake upgraded to a sticky sweet monkey bread form? YES, PLEASE. You can enjoy a piece of heaven for breakfast OR dessert.

  5. Avocado Tuna Melt

    Tuna Melt BundtI Heart Kitchen

    Do you love tuna melts? Oh, good. You’re going to love this GIANT tuna melt, then. Using a bundt, you can create one huge, shareable sandwich. If you don’t like tuna, that’s fine! Let your imagination run wild with your new best friend, the bundt pan.

  6. Lemon Velvet Cake with Blueberry Frosting

    Lemon Velvet BundtLayers of Happiness

    Have you ever seen anything that screams “IT’S SPRING” so beautifully? We haven’t. This light, fluffy lemon cake covered in bright blueberry cream cheese frosting is the best and only way to ring in spring.

  7. Bird Feeder

    Bird Feeder BundtGood Housekeeping

    Let’s share the bundt pan love with our fellow animals! You can make an adorable bird feeder wreath using a bundt pan…just make sure to clean it before your next recipe.

  8. Twinkie Bundt Cake

    Twinkie BundtThe Kitchen Prep

    Your eyes are not deceiving you: it’s a giant Twinkie. Need we go on?

  9. Jalapeno Poppers

    Jalapeno Poppers BundtZestuous

    This appetizer has one heck of a kick to it! These jalapeno poppers are bursting with hot, cheesy flavor, and they can be prepared and served in a bundt pan. No one has ever seen an app this hot before…pardon the pun.

  10. Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Bundt

    Breakfast BundtThe Neighborhood Moms

    A bundt for breakfast, anyone? This sausage, egg, and cheese casserole is the stuff brunch dreams are made of, and you can serve it up straight from your classy pan.

  11. Avocado Chocolate Cake

    Avocado BundtAmbitious Kitchen

    Because everyone should get to eat bundt cake. This vegan-friendly recipe replaces eggs with some nutrient-packed avocado, for the creamiest and healthiest cake your taste buds have ever seen!

  12. Herb and Cheese Monkey Bread

    Herb Monkey Bread BundtFive Heart Home

    Let’s not pigeonhole monkey bread like we pigeonholed bundt pans – monkey bread doesn’t have to be sweet. It has a savory side, too. This cheesy herb-infused monkey bread proved that.

  13. Jelly Doughnut Bundt

    Jelly Doughnut BundtConfessions of a Cookbook Queen

    Jelly doughnut lovers rejoice! We present to you a huge jelly doughnut made from a bundt pan for your culinary enjoyment.

  14. Stuffing Bundt

    stuffingbundtpan-1-7aTip Hero

    Thanksgiving cannot come quick enough. We need to try this beautiful bundt stuffing STAT. Let’s be real, your stuffing is delicious and deserves to be served in this magazine-worthy way.

  15. Pull-Apart Pizza

    Pizza Pull Apart MuffinsTip Hero

    You had us at pizza. Yes, you can make your very own bundt pan pizza that your ravenous guests can pull apart and enjoy! If monkey bread and pizza had a baby, this is what it would be.

  16. Roast Chicken

    cook chicken in bundt panYouTube

    This one requires a well-deserved, whaaaaaaaat? The secret to perfectly crispy skin on your roasted chicken doesn’t lie in some fancy ingredients or technique, it’s all in the bundt pan! Literally.

  17. Blueberry Muffin Bundt

    Blueberry Muffin BundtA Spicy Perspective

    Blueberry season is officially in full swing! Celebrate with an over-sized blueberry muffin of bundt-size proportions.

  18. Sweet Peach Punch

    Bundt PunchCamille Styles

    No punch bowl for your party? Never fear, you can even serve punch in a bundt! This sweet peach punch is especially perfect for spring and summer.

  19. Apple Pie Monkey Bread

    Apple Pie BundtThe Pinning Mama

    If you crave apple pie all year round, we level with you. There is nothing better than warm dough around sweet cinnamon sugar-covered apples. Which is why this take on monkey bread may be our all-time favorite.

  20. Baked Spaghetti Pie

    Bundt Pan FI 2Country Living

    This is about to become your new favorite weeknight staple. Too busy to cook up something healthy and delicious? Your bundt has your back. Your family will love this yummy recipe and you’ll love how simple it was to prepare.


Do you make something amazingly delicious in a bundt pan? Share your ideas in the comments section below.